Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Nursing Best Practice Guidelines

Tools and Resources
Symptom Assessment and Management Tools/Resources

Tool
Website address
Brief Pain Inventory
 
 
Care Search, Palliative Care Knowledge Network
 
 
Common Signs and Symptoms During the Last Days of Life
 
 
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
 
 
 
Edmonton Symptom Assessment System
 
 
FICA (Faith, Importance, Community Address) Spiritual Assessment Tool
 
Fraser Health Hospice Palliative Care Symptom Guidelines
 
 
Symptom Assessment and Management Tools
 
Collaborative Care Plans
 
The Victoria Hospice Society’s Palliative Performance Scale
 
World Health Organization Pain and Analgesic Ladder
 
 
 

 Educational Resources

 

Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing- The Principles and Practice of Palliative Care Nursing and Palliative Care Competencies for Canadian Nurses
 
 
Canadian Virtual Hospice
 
Edmonton Palliative Care Program
 
 
End of Life Curriculum Project
 
End of Life Nursing Education Consortium
 
 
Improving End of Life Care for Aboriginal Families Project
 
 
International Hospice Institute and College
 
 
Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative Care (LEAP) Education
 
 
National Action Planning Workshop on End-of-life Care
 
 
Health-care Professional End-of-life Educational Resources and Programs
 
 
Promoting Excellence in End-of-life Care
 
 
Toolkit for Nurturing Excellence at End-of-life Transition
 
 
Toolkit of Instruments to Measure End-of-Life Care